Woody Sullender is an artist based in Queens, NY. His pieces encompass a myriad of media including sculpture, video games, performance, theater, music, installation, architecture, origami, and sonic weaponry. His recent work utilizes video game space as an arena to undermine specific modernist ideologies and rituals of music reception.

Sullender has performed internationally at venues such as the Kitchen (with Sergei Tcherepnin), Issue Project Room (Brooklyn, NY), the River to River Festival, the Schindler House (Los Angeles), SculptureCenter (NYC), Abrons Art Center (NYC), Les Instants Chavirés (Paris), Chicago Cultural Center, DNK-Amsterdam (with Seamus Cater), and many others. He has been an artist in residence or visiting artist at art technology hubs STEIM (Amsterdam), Harvestworks (NL), and Brown University’s MEME program. Recently, he has worked as a member of Supreme Connections in re-interpreting the work of Maryanne Amacher at venues such as the Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam).

Previously, Sullender was recognized as a pre-eminent experimental banjo improviser and hosted a weekly radio program on WFMU.

Among other activities, he teaches new media at various New York institutions and is founding co-editor (will Bill Dietz) of the sonic arts publication Ear | Wave | Event.


Any inquiries including requests for press materials, booking, acquisitions, CV/resume, etc. should be directed to:

me (-at-) woodysullender (-dot-) com